The Minnesota State Fair has announced 27 new beverages for 2018.

Funnel cake beer, 26 more new beverages coming to State Fair

Get ready to drink your way through a big new batch of novelty beers at the fair.
Super Frisbee: At 52 feet high, the gondola rotates at 20 revolutions per minute and free-falls at 3½ times the force of gravity.
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7 new rides to make State Fair midway that much mightier

July 18
Three attractions are billed as the only ones of their kind in North America.
TOM WALLACE • twallace@startribune.com Assignment #20013789A Slug: fair082710 Date: august 26th, _ State Fair opens with what might be record crowds
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FairCam: Live from the Minnesota State Fair

August 8
What's it like on the state fairgrounds at this moment? Check out our FairCam to get a taste of the preparation.
The Robbinsdale OES Dining Hall is closing after 80 years at the Minnesota State Fair.
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Pronto Pup kitchen will replace Robbinsdale dining hall at State Fair

March 29
Real pups (and other unbattered pets) also moving.
State Fair lands fun '80s throwback concert with Culture Club, B-52s
Music

State Fair lands fun '80s throwback concert with Culture Club, B-52s

March 20
Tom Bailey of the Thompson Twins also will be on the bill for the Sept. 3 dance party.
Trampled by Turtle's Dave Simonett and Tim Saxhaug at the Music-on-a-Stick concert in 2013.
Music

State Fair adds Trampled by Turtles, Old Dominion and good ol' Hairball to grandstand lineup

May 8
The last three concerts on the Minnesota State Fair's 2018 calendar all go on sale Friday.
Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush
Music

Grammy-winning Sugarland headlines night of country music at State Fair grandstand

January 9
More main-stage acts will be announced in the coming months, fair officials said.
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Minnesota State Fair recruits hundreds of employees

July 17
Job candidates interviewed for work at the Minnesota State Fair's annual job fair.
Local

Art Blakey, legendary longtime State Fair police chief, dies at 83

August 4
Blakey, who became the fair's chief of police in 1980, had his first job at the fair as a teenager in 1951. He retired from the police chief role last year.
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